Prefix and suffix

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Prefix and suffix
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2011-07-01 08:32:40
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  1. a, an (it is a prefix)
    without

    • Medical Term:
    • anencephalic (without a brain)
  2. ab (prefix)
    away from

    • Medical Term:
    • abduction (away from, rotate)
  3. ad (prefix)
    toward

    • Medical Term:
    • adduction (toward, rotate)
  4. algia (prefix or suffix mostly suffix)
    pain

    • Medical Term:
    • neuralgia (nerve pain)
  5. ante ( Prefix or suffix)
    before; wall part

    • Medical Term:
    • antepartum (before birth)
  6. anti (prefix)
    against

    • Medical Term:
    • antibacterial (against bacteria)
  7. bi (prefix or suffix)
    two, double

    • Medical Term:
    • bilateral (two sides)
  8. brady (Prefix or Suffix)
    slow

    • Medical Term:
    • bradycardia (slow heartbeat)
  9. circum (Prefix or Suffix)
    around

    • Medical Term:
    • circumrenal (around the kidney)
  10. co, con (Prefix or Suffix)
    together

    • Medical Term:
    • concentric (together center, same center)
  11. de (Prefix or Suffix)
    down or away from

    • Medical Term:
    • dehydrate (away from hydration)
  12. desis (Prefix or Suffix mostly suffix)
    binding; fixation of

    • Medical Term:
    • arthrodesis (surgical fixation of a joint)
  13. dia (Prefix or Suffix)
    through

    • Medical Term:
    • diaplacental (through the placenta)
  14. dys (Prefix)
    difficult, abnormal

    • Medical Term:
    • dysemia (abnormal blood)
  15. ecto (Prefix)
    outside

    • Medical Term:
    • ectocornea (outer layer of the cornea)
  16. ectomy (Prefix or Suffix mostly suffix)
    excision

    • Medical Term:
    • tonsillectomy (tonsil removal)
  17. endo (Prefix)
    within

    • Medical Term:
    • endogastric (within the stomach)
  18. epi (Prefix)
    outer, on top of, over

    • Medical Term:
    • epigastric (top of stomach)
  19. exo (Prefix)
    away from

    • Medical Term:
    • exophtaimus (eye bulging away from)
  20. extra (Prefix or Suffix)
    outside, beyond

    • Medical Term:
    • extrasensory (beyond senses)
  21. ferro (Prefix)
    iron

    • Medical Term:
    • ferrokinetics (study of iron metabolism)
  22. fore (Prefix or Suffix)
    before

    • Medical Term:
    • forehead (before head)
  23. form (Prefix or Suffix)
    shape of

    • Medical Term:
    • reniform (kidney-shaped)
  24. graphy (Prefix or Suffix)
    writing, record

    • Medical Term:
    • graphospasm (writer's cramp)
  25. hemi (Prefix)
    half

    • Medical Term:
    • hemiparesis (paralysis to one half of the body)
  26. hydra, hydro (prefix)
    water

    • Medical Term:
    • hydrophobia (water, afraid of)
  27. hyper (Prefix)
    above

    • Medical Term:
    • hypertension (high tension)
  28. hypo (Prefix)
    below

    • Medical Term:
    • hypothermic (below temperature)

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